The Fault Lines Between Sharing and Shilling for an Edtech Product

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For educators like Sean Arnold, who lists more than a dozen credentials and awards from edtech companies on his personal blog, that relationship can be a “double-edged sword,” as he described in his response to the article. “My I’ve followed the guidelines, but when does advocating for the best tools stop and shilling for a product begin?” Egregious examples abound on social media, where companies of all stripes pay celebrities to mention or pose with a product on Instagram.

How to succeed with online PD for teachers

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How to power through a difficult parent-teacher meeting comes to mind, but there are many challenges that teachers learn how to handle in time. It can help schools create an active learning environment that is sustainable, collaborative, coherent, focused on specific subjects, and that allows for educators to learn throughout the year. Here are a few guidelines to help you create successful online PD for teachers: Establish what teachers need.

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A Wrap Up Of Day 1 At #FETC

The Web20Classroom

Held in Orlando, educators from across Florida and the world really, are here talking educational technology and learning together. Personal Learning Networks-Holly Atkins Notes- [link] While I am no expert on Personal Learning Networks I do speak a lot about them and profess their usage so I enjoy to hear other perspectives on them and their creation.

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The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. Educators participate in this three-week hands-on quasi-writer’s workshop as they learn to use widely-available digital tools to help their students develop their inner writer. social media. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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Ask a Tech Teacher

The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Classmates will become the core of your ongoing Personal Learning Network. Educators participate in this three-week hands-on quasi-writer’s workshop as they learn to use widely-available digital tools to help their students develop their inner writer. social media. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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16 Books About Learning Every Teacher Should Read

TeachThought - Learn better.

16 Books About Modern Learning Every Teacher Should Read. In the age of blogging and social media, is there still room for books? Note, there are scores of incredible books about teaching and learning, from When Kids Can’t Read by Kylene Beers, to seminal works from Tomlinson, Marzano, and Atwell, to “new learning” stuff like The World is Flat , and classic works we don’t even begin to cover from Thorndike, Dewey, Piaget, and others. (.